Seaflower: Thomas Kydd 3 (Paperback)Julian Stockwin (author)
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'In Stockwin's hands the sea story will continue to entrance readers across the world' - Guardian
It is two years since Thomas Kydd was spirited away in the night to serve his country aboard the old line-of-battle ship Duke William. Now, he and and the other members of the ill-fated Artemis are shipwrecked sailors, back in London waiting to be summoned as court martial witnesses. Then, in a political act to shield an officer's reputation, they are shipped out in haste to the Caribbean - where sugar is king and yellow jack a fearsome peril.
What readers are saying about SEAFLOWER
'A great read for lovers of a seafaring yarn' - 5 stars
'Stockwin's seafaring books are so great to read. They leave you wanting more!' - 5 stars
'I thoroughly enjoyed this book and highly recommend it' - 5 stars
'I'm absolutely hooked now . . .' - 5 stars
'An excellent read, full of action and adventure' - 5 stars
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 292 g
Dimensions: 198 x 133 x 28 mm
Praise for Julian Stockwin's previous books:
'I was soon turning over the pages almost indecently fast ... Roll on, the promised adventures of Kydd and Renzi.'
The vantage point of the common sailor gives the nautical novel a fresh twist. In Stockwin's hands the sea story will continue to entrance readers across the world. * Guardian *
Gripping ... Rich in action and full of interesting characters, this thrilling novel leaves you in awe of the 18th-century seaman. * Peterborough Evening Telegraph *
'Stockwin paints a vivid picture of life aboard the mighty ship-of-the-line . . . The harsh naval discipline, the rancid food, and the skill of the common sailor are all skilfully evoked.' - Daily Express
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